Find Your Federal Job Fit

Find Your Federal Job Fit

by Janet M. Ruck, Karol Taylor




This new book is designed to help job seekers find the right federal job. The first part of this unique guide discusses how to find the right occupation through the career-planning process, develop a vision for your career, do self-exploration, develop needed skills, and create career goals. The second part overviews the federal government as an employer, including benefits and locations of jobs, how to match yourself to jobs and agencies, and the skills the government is seeking and in-demand federal jobs. The authors explain the federal job search process, with insider guidance on resumes, interviewing skills, informational interviewing, networking, distinguishing yourself, and common mistakes that federal job seekers make.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593578343
Publisher: JIST Publishing
Publication date: 11/28/2011
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Janet M. Ruck is a career coach with many years of experience training and counseling students and adults in developing visions and goals for career choice and life passions. She retired from the federal Department of Health and Human Services in 2003 as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service with a rank of captain.

Karol Taylor: with more than 28 years of federal service, including 17 years in career advising, Karol Taylor brings a broad perspective and insider expertise to the federal career management process, including knowledge and understanding of federal HR policies and procedures.

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